South Asia and Beyond

Pak Minister Justifies Sri Lankan National’s Lynching

The horrific lynching of a Sri Lankan manager in Sialkot, Pakistan last week was a case of “youthful exuberance of Muslim youngsters,” said the defence minister Pervez Khattak. He was also quoted as saying “happens all the time”, adding that “When the youth feel Islam has been attacked, they react to defend it.”

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